Definition of “headwind” - English Dictionary

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“headwind” in British English

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headwindnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhed.wɪnd/ us /ˈhed.wɪnd/

a wind blowing in the opposite direction to the one you are moving in:

The runners had to battle against a stiff/strong headwind.

(Definition of “headwind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“headwind” in American English

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headwindnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhedˌwɪnd/

a wind blowing directly against you as you move forward:

The boats had to battle a strong headwind over the last part of the race.

(Definition of “headwind” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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